Iowa State staff no longer lowest paid in Big 12

When it comes to coaching salaries in college sports, they continue to skyrocket. But, they’ve really taken a nice leap in Ames, Iowa. According to the Des Moines Register, Iowa State’s assistants are no longer the lowest paid in the Big 12. Iowa State’s nine full-time assistants have a combined salary of $2,319,000, according to contracts the Register obtained through Iowa’s...
Via Heartland College Sports
1 day ago

Iowa State RB Mike Warren finds stride after early struggles

AMES, Iowa (AP) Even though Iowa State coach Matt Campbell has insisted that his first season is about building a stable program, he knows he has a player he can win with right now in running back Mike Warren. Over the past two weeks, Warren has finally started to look like himself again. Warren, who rushed for over 1,300 yards last season in roughly just 10 games, bounced back...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 Football: 5 Things We Learned in Week 4

We didn’t find out so much about the Big 12 this week, well, because not so much happened in the Big 12 this week. One high-profile game, delayed by lightning, took place Saturday night. Other than that, we didn’t see many games, which is okay. The lack of learning much about the league tells us plenty about the league. 5. Iowa State won’t go winless With Kansas on the schedule...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Iowa State 44, San Jose State 10 (courtesy FSN)

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WATCH: Iowa State 44, San Jose State 10 (courtesy FSN)

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Iowa State drills San Jose State 44-10

AMES, Iowa (AP) Jacob Park threw for 165 yards and three touchdowns and Iowa State thumped San Jose State 44-10 on Saturday, giving coach Matt Campbell his first win with the Cyclones. Mike Warren rushed for a season-high 103 yards for Iowa State (1-3), which finally had some success rotating starter Joel Lanning and Park. Lanning was 5 of 8 passing for 136 yards and two TDs...
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WATCH: 2016 Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony

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Big 12 college football picks against the spread: Week 4

OK, so last week was a slight improvement, going 4-4 against the spread in Week 3. We are now 9-11 on the season and looking to get back to the .500 mark this weekend. It’s a fairly quiet weekend for the Big 12 as conference play gets fully underway next weekend. TCU @ SMU Can the TCU defense finally play to the level many projected before the season? If so, they will need to stop...
Via Heartland College Sports
7 days ago

Iowa State hosts San Jose State in search of 1st win

AMES, Iowa (AP) The dullest matchup involving a Big 12 team this weekend is a crucial one for Iowa State. The Cyclones (0-3) are the only winless team left in the league, and their start has left little doubt that victories will be hard to come by in 2016. But San Jose State (1-2), which visits Ames on Saturday, is one of the team that Iowa State can and should beat - even if first...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-star SF Aamir Simms commits to Clemson

Four-star small forward Aamir Simms committed to the Clemson basketball program Thursday, choosing the Tigers over the likes of Iowa State, Miami, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and VCU. The announcement was shared on social media: Blue Ridge forward senior Aamir Simms commits to play basketball at Clemson University. — Bridget Condon (@_bridgetcondon) September...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago

Winless Cyclones find signs of improvement in road loss

AMES, Iowa (AP) Things have gotten so bleak for Iowa State that a three-touchdown defeat is seen as progress. Still, there were signs in a 41-20 road loss at TCU that the winless Cyclones (0-3) are indeed improving. Quarterback Joel Lanning helped jump-start the rushing game, running back Mike Warren ran for nearly 100 yards and Iowa State's special teams looked as strong as they...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa's Big 4 classic extended through 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The annual doubleheader featuring Iowa's four Division I teams has been extended through 2019. The event, known as the Hy-Vee Classic, features the Hawkeyes and Cyclones playing Northern Iowa and Drake on a rotating basis in the state's capital city of Des Moines. The doubleheader began as a compromise in 2012 so that high-majors Iowa and Iowa State could...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State’s Matt Campbell remains undecided at QB

The biggest question burning in Ames, Iowa remains: who is the starting quarterback? Well, according to head coach Matt Campbell, he doesn’t know. During the Big 12 media teleconference on Monday, Campbell said, “I think you’ll see [both QBs] continue to play and that will continue week to week.” Campbell was not just playing coy with more of a national media presence, because...
Via Heartland College Sports
11 days ago

Unranked TCU focused on Big 12 opener against Iowa State

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU coach Gary Patterson isn't worried about the College Football Playoff or that the Horned Frogs dropped out of the national rankings. ''I'm just trying to beat Iowa State. That's where all the mistakes are made,'' Patterson said about focusing on those other issues. ''Shoot, I'm fired up we're not in the (Top 25 ).'' The young Frogs (1-1), coming off...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU focused on Big 12 opener against Iowa State

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- TCU coach Gary Patterson isn't worried about the College Football Playoff or that the Horned Frogs dropped out of the national rankings."I'm just trying to beat Iowa State. That's where all the mistakes are made," Patterson said about focusing on those other issues. "Shoot, I'm fired up we're not in the (Top 25 )."The young Frogs (1-1), coming off a double...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Interview: Former Iowa State RB, Heisman runner-up Troy Davis

This week we had the chance to interview former Iowa State running back Troy Davis. Davis will be entering the College Football Hall of Fame later this year. He was the Big 12 Conference Player of the Year in 1996 and finished right behind Florida QB Danny Wuerffel for the Heisman Trophy that year as well. Davis will be in Ames in a couple weeks to be honored by the University for...
Via Heartland College Sports
15 days ago

Bulls announce inaugural DLeague staff (spoiler, it’s Iowa State cronies)

double-duty reduces headcount! The Bulls' D-League team, the apathetically named Windy City Bulls, starts their inaugural season in Hoffman Estates soon. That's great, and something we’ve been looking forward to for a while. And now at what seems like a fairly late date (but hell if I have any idea, anybody want to research the history of DLeague inaugural years?), the Bulls...
Via Blog a Bull
15 days ago

WATCH: Iowa State Soccer Highlights vs South Dakota

Cyclones defeated South Dakota 2-0 at the Cyclones Sports Complex.
Via Iowa State Cyclones Athletics
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa State football: Joel Lanning still listed as starting QB

The Iowa State football season has not gotten off to a good start. After an embarrassing loss to FCS opponent Northern Iowa to open the year, they fell to Iowa on Saturday for the third time in four years in a 42-3 blowout. Despite that, they don’t seem to be switching their allegiance to Joel Lanning as the starting quarterback. Tommy Birch of The Des Moines Register reported...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago

Cyclones faced with quarterback controversy after 0-2 start

AMES, Iowa (AP) It was apparent after Iowa State's opener that the Cyclones will struggle to run the ball this season. The Cyclones can't seem to throw it much, either, an issue that has plunged the program into a quarterback controversy just two games into coach Matt Campbell's first season. Quarterback Joel Lanning's starting job may be in jeopardy after he gave way to sophomore...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Iowa State Captain Encourages Fans to Stay Positive

This certainly isn’t the start to the Matt Campbell era that many Cyclones fans expected. Despite all the promise on the recruiting trail, the field has been a different story. After losing a stunner to Northern Iowa in Week 1, the Cyclones went out and got smoked by rival Iowa 42-3 on Saturday. But, former Iowa State captain and All-Big 12 defensive end Cory Morrissey wrote a...
Via Heartland College Sports
19 days ago

Iowa State against BYU addition into Big 12

The BYU Cougars are one of the frontrunners to be added into the Big 12 conference when they expand in the coming months. However, it doesn’t seem like one member school is excited to welcome the team in. The Iowa State student senate released a statement disapproving of BYU’s inclusion into the conference. They claimed that the school’s Student Code of Conduct does not reflect...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago

Iowa State’s student government doesn’t want BYU in Big 12

The Big 12 Conference is still contemplating whether or not to add two or four schools to its conference. On top of that, the list of schools vying for those spots is long and full of great candidates. However, one school is being singled out more than the rest. It’s not the University of Houston, who recently stomped on Big 12 contender the University of Oklahoma. It’s Brigham...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas point guard Darius McNeill picks Iowa State

Iowa State landed the player who could become their point guard of the future on Monday, as Westfield (TX) backcourt standout Darius McNeill announced his pledge after a weekend official visit. The Cyclones lead guard slot is in great hands right now with All-American candidate Monte Morris running the show, but when Morris leaves after this …
Via Hoopniks
24 days ago

Cyclones searching for answers after losing opener

AMES, Iowa (AP) Iowa State's future appears to be bright, thanks largely to first-year coach Matt Campbell and his staff's work as recruiters. The present remains as murky as ever. The Cyclones showed why they're likely in for another long season in dropping their opener to Northern Iowa 25-20 on Saturday. Iowa State had plenty of chances to put away their FCS rivals, but late...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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